1 Kings 21:24
Parallel Verses
New International Version
"Dogs will eat those belonging to Ahab who die in the city, and the birds will feed on those who die in the country."

King James Bible
Him that dieth of Ahab in the city the dogs shall eat; and him that dieth in the field shall the fowls of the air eat.

Darby Bible Translation
Him that dieth of Ahab in the city shall the dogs eat, and him that dieth in the field shall the fowl of the heavens eat.

World English Bible
The dogs will eat he who dies of Ahab in the city; and the birds of the sky will eat he who dies in the field."

Young's Literal Translation
him who dieth of Ahab in a city do the dogs eat, and him who dieth in a field do fowl of the heavens eat;

1 Kings 21:24 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The dogs shall eat Jezebel - This was most literally fulfilled; see 2 Kings 9:36. The carcasses of poor Hindoos, and of persons who have received public punishment, are thrown into the rivers, and floating to the side, are devoured by dogs, vultures, and crows.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

that dieth

1 Kings 14:11 Him that dies of Jeroboam in the city shall the dogs eat; and him that dies in the field shall the fowls of the air eat...

1 Kings 16:4 Him that dies of Baasha in the city shall the dogs eat; and him that dies of his in the fields shall the fowls of the air eat.

Isaiah 14:19 But you are cast out of your grave like an abominable branch, and as the raiment of those that are slain, thrust through with a sword...

Jeremiah 15:3 And I will appoint over them four kinds, said the LORD: the sword to slay, and the dogs to tear, and the fowls of the heaven...

Ezekiel 32:4,5 Then will I leave you on the land, I will cast you forth on the open field, and will cause all the fowls of the heaven to remain on you...

Ezekiel 39:18-20 You shall eat the flesh of the mighty, and drink the blood of the princes of the earth, of rams, of lambs, and of goats, of bullocks...

Revelation 19:18 That you may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses...

Library
Ahab and Elijah
'And Ahab said to Elijah, Hast thou found me, O mine enemy!'--1 KINGS xxi. 20. The keynote of Elijah's character is force-the force of righteousness. The New Testament, you remember, speaks of the 'power of Elias.' The outward appearance of the man corresponds to his function and his character. Gaunt and sinewy, dwelling in the desert, feeding on locusts and wild honey, with a girdle of camel's skin about his loins, he bursts into the history, amongst all that corrupt state of society, with the
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

The Fall of the House of Ahab
[This chapter is based on 1 Kings 21; 2 Kings 1.] The evil influence that Jezebel had exercised from the first over Ahab continued during the later years of his life and bore fruit in deeds of shame and violence such as have seldom been equaled in sacred history. "There was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the Lord, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up." Naturally of a covetous disposition, Ahab, strengthened and sustained in wrongdoing by Jezebel, had followed
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

Cross References
1 Kings 14:11
Dogs will eat those belonging to Jeroboam who die in the city, and the birds will feed on those who die in the country. The LORD has spoken!'

1 Kings 16:4
Dogs will eat those belonging to Baasha who die in the city, and birds will feed on those who die in the country."

2 Kings 9:25
Jehu said to Bidkar, his chariot officer, "Pick him up and throw him on the field that belonged to Naboth the Jezreelite. Remember how you and I were riding together in chariots behind Ahab his father when the LORD spoke this prophecy against him:

Jeremiah 15:3
"I will send four kinds of destroyers against them," declares the LORD, "the sword to kill and the dogs to drag away and the birds and the wild animals to devour and destroy.

Jeremiah 22:19
He will have the burial of a donkey-- dragged away and thrown outside the gates of Jerusalem."

Jump to Previous
Ahab Air Belonging Birds City Country Death Die Dies Dieth Dogs Eat Family Feed Field Food Fowl Fowls Heaven Heavens Open Sky
Jump to Next
Ahab Air Belonging Birds City Country Death Die Dies Dieth Dogs Eat Family Feed Field Food Fowl Fowls Heaven Heavens Open Sky
Links
1 Kings 21:24 NIV
1 Kings 21:24 NLT
1 Kings 21:24 ESV
1 Kings 21:24 NASB
1 Kings 21:24 KJV

1 Kings 21:24 Bible Apps
1 Kings 21:24 Biblia Paralela
1 Kings 21:24 Chinese Bible
1 Kings 21:24 French Bible
1 Kings 21:24 German Bible

1 Kings 21:24 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
1 Kings 21:23
Top of Page
Top of Page